The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures

By |2020-09-19T15:54:32+01:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Miniatures, Silver, Heads or Tales|

The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures We don't normally cover much in the way of silver miniatures, preferring to stick to the precious metal coin market above all else, but the New Zealand Mint range, now quiet for quite some time, was a natural progression to [...]

Darth Vader’s sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection

By |2020-02-05T13:41:53+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Darth Vader's sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection Following a superb miniature realisation of one of the movie worlds greatest villains, Darth Vader, his iconic white-clad Stormtroopers are the next to join the New Zealand Mints range of silver statuettes. Like Vader, this looks to be a [...]

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair

By |2020-01-23T09:40:27+00:00January 18th, 2020|Categories: History, Miniatures, South Korea|

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair One of the more sought after bullion rounds in recent years, the Chiwoo Cheonwang has opened up Korean culture to the wider coin market, and the market liked what it saw. Now a few issues old [...]

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader

By |2019-10-28T11:41:30+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader After a run of Star Trek, DC Comics and Disney characters, the New Zealand Mint has finally jumped into the Star Wars Universe for its range of cast silver miniatures. Not our usual thing here, we've seen a few [...]

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal range

By |2019-07-31T10:33:28+01:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal rangee Disney has a seemingly endless supply of characters known throughout the world, so it's fairly easy to find one that has a major anniversary coming up. Outside of the companies iconic rodent, who celebrated his 90th [...]

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates

By |2019-06-25T15:09:48+01:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates Despite the juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it's probably fair to say that Batman remains the most well known and iconic superhero in popular culture today. Appearing in multiple blockbuster movies, often [...]

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint

By |2019-05-31T12:32:48+01:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint A little off our usual beaten track, but here's the New Zealand Mint's latest silver miniature. Last August the mint launched a whole range of coins to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse. In amongst the goodies [...]

The New Zealand mints first silver miniature of the year is fan favourite Wonder Woman

By |2019-02-18T10:14:35+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand mints first silver miniature of the year is fan favourite Wonder Woman With comic book heroes blasting their way to record box-office receipts, it's fair to say the huge increase in modern commemorative and bullion coins tapping into the genre is heavily linked to that success. The NZ Mint [...]

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint’s silver miniature collection

By |2018-10-15T12:06:39+01:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint's silver miniature collection The third of the New Zealand Mint's Star Trek miniatures debuts today, and after the obvious Captain Kirk and USS Enterprise releases, it's joined by the equally obvious Commander Spock. A new line this year from the [...]

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature

By |2018-08-19T14:10:48+01:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature It's a big anniversary for Mickey Mouse with the Dsiney mascot celebrating his 90th birthday. As a flagship event for the New Zealand Mints flagship licence, it was easy to predict there would be [...]

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